BEMIDJI, Minn. (Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center) -- The Bemidji State University tennis team fell to St. Cloud State University today, 7-2. The Beavers are now 4-2 overall and 3-2 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.
After doubles play BSU was already struggling to come back as they were down 2-1. No. 1 doubles pair, Morgan Opp and Zoe Lindgren were able to put up a point for the Beavers by defeating their opponent 8-2.
Bemidji State women’s tennis was unable to regain momentum going into singles play, as freshman Zoe Lindgren was the only player to win her match in the No. 3 slot (6-1, 6-0). No. 1 singles Deanie Hatch fought hard in her match as she dropped her first set, 6-2 but came back to win her second set 6-0. Hatch lost her match overall in a close tie break to her opponent, El O’Brien ending with a score of 11-9. No. 2 singles Morgan Opp and No. 6 singles Justine Scheller also went to a tie break in their matches but were unable to come out on top.
The Beavers continue NSIC play next weekend as they travel to Sioux Falls, S.D. to take on University of Sioux Falls at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. BSU will close the weekend with Augustana College, Sunday, Feb. 28 at 9 a.m.
For more information on the Bemidji State women’s tennis program, follow the Beavers on Twitter (@BSUBeavers), like them on Facebook (facebook.com/BSUBeavers) or sign up for the TXTUpdates from BSUBeavers.com text-messaging system through the "Multimedia" pull down menu on the main page of BSUBeavers.com.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).